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Robert Gordon's Technical College Schoolhill Buillding.2 Block Plan

Collection: Robert Gordon University Heritage Collection
Object Type: Architectural Drawing
Artist/Maker: Allan, John Alexander Ogg
Date: 1913
Media/Materials: paper
Dimensions: overall: 76.2 cm x 114 cm
Classification: Architecture


Work showing site plan for St Andrew Street / School buildings of RGU including School of Engineering, School of Science, School of Engineering and Navigation as well as the adjacent Art Gallery. Very similar to ABDRG2010.1.1 except on a larger sheet and different type of paper and this is entitled 'Block Plan'. Ink, pen and pencil on a thin paper. A set of 4 Drawings (not bound) rolled together depicting plans for RGU buildings, 3 are on a parchment type paper and one is on a wax coated fabric paper. Pen and watercolours. They are unsigned but the address of 256 Union Terrace appears on ABDRG2010.1.1 which could indicate that it is work from John Alexander Ogg Allan. The proximity of this work to ABDRG2009.572-574 (work by J.A.O Allan Ross and Allan Chartered Architects) is also indicative that this work could indeed have the same maker. The finish on this work is less formal than others and the pieces seem to preliminary sketches/ workings, with pencil amendments on them.

Object Number: ABDRG2010.1.2

Work most likely to be from J.A.O Allan Ross and Allan Chartered Architects, commissioned by Robert Gordon’s Technical College

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